EHS Fall Fest will be Sept. 29

Carey Services Early Head Start and Little Giants Preschool — Head Start are sponsoring their annual Fall Fest on Sept. 29. The event will be 4-7 p.m. at The River Church, 759 S. Lenfesty Ave. in Marion. The event is free and open to the public. Fall Fest activities are...

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DSP Week Includes Governor’s Proclamation

Gov. Mike Pence has proclaimed the week of Sept. 11-17 as Direct Support Professionals Week in Indiana to celebrate the work of the more than 26,000 DSPs who work in the state. Indiana is one of many states in the country that participate in the national observance. The vast majority...

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Carey Services Will Observe DSP Week

Carey Services has announced its participation in National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. The week of September 11 through September 17 has been designated as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week for 2016. “The Carey Services direct support professionals, or DSPs, help individuals and families to turn abilities and barriers...

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Inaugural Newsletter Debuts

Carey Services has unveiled a new monthly newsletter that will highlight agency activities. The Access newsletter will provide a monthly look inside the agency to show ways the agency and its clients interact in the world in which we live, work and play. You can find the inaugural issue here.

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Carey Services Rummage Sale Aug. 20

Carey Services is doing some summer cleaning and we’re having a rummage sale to get rid of some of the things we’ve accumulated. The sale will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 in Building C on the Marion campus, 2724 S. Carey St. We will have furniture, children’s items and...

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Expressions Art Gala Oct. 7

Carey Services will conduct its first art gala on Oct. 7 to showcase local art talent and celebrate the kickoff of a new art programming opportunity. “Expressions: a community art experience” will be 6 to 9 p.m. at Roseburg Event Center. Client art will be for sale that evening, and...

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Carey Services has NAP Tax Credits Available

Carey Services has been awarded Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits to sell to donors. Individuals and businesses who donate to Carey Services through NAP are able to take a tax credit on their Indiana state income tax return for 50 percent of the amount of the donation and reduce...

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FY 2017 Caregiver Support Services Applications Open July 1

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) has announced that Caregiver Support Services funds will be available for fiscal year 2017 beginning July 1, 2016. Caregiver Support Services provide short-term relief for the primary caregiver; they may be approved for an individual that meets...

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2016 Duck Race Huge Success

Duck season has officially closed for 2016. The 10th annual Carey Services Duck Race was a huge success. The event raised nearly $40,000 for agency programming and client needs on a hot, humid night at The Splash House in Marion. It was a perfect night to be a duck and...

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Vote on Name the Duck Contest Finalists

The five finalists in the Carey Services’ Name the Duck Contest have been determined. The initial voting, in cooperation with The Chronicle-Tribune, concluded Monday morning. Members of The Alliance Seekers of Grant and Blackford Counties helped Carey Services Duck Race Committee members narrow the nominations to the finalists. The five...

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